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Wonderful tour -- a little bit overrated, but worth your time

We had a wonderful visit. The tour was interesting and informative. It was a little bit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
St. Louis, MO
Only One-Ever!

Hearing a former gold miner talk about his experience is pretty cool. Seeing the machines in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
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The only 1,000 foot vertical shaft gold mine tour in the U.S.; the vein was discovered by Mollie Kathleen Gortner in 1891.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 mile N. Hwy. 67, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2466
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful visit. The tour was interesting and informative. It was a little bit overrated. $100 for four people was a bit expensive. Our tour guide was well informed, and his tour was interesting. Unfortunately, he was very rushed. He had to speak...More

Thank MAK813
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hearing a former gold miner talk about his experience is pretty cool. Seeing the machines in the mine is good. Examining the types of genuine gold ore is educational. BUT ... doing all this 1,000 feet underground is an experience that is ONE OF A...More

Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Cripple Creek to ride the narrow gage railroad. All my kiddos are huge train fans, but the Gold Mine tour beat out the train as their favorite activity! The tour was so fascinating and the guide was extremely knowledgeable and interesting. All...More

Thank pamCDc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the end of our 5 day trip to Colorado Springs decided to visit Mollie Kathleen s Gold Mine en route back to Denver airport (RedEye to Philadelphia) So glad we did! After plunging 1000ft down the mineshaft we were taken on an extremely professional...More

3  Thank chimpy29
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this would be a really cool thing to do on our epic road trip, so we made plans to be here and drove all the way from Albuquerque. Their website states that the last tour leaves between 5:30 and 6, and we got...More

2  Thank Deli1505
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family to see the Gold Mine. Was an excellent experience. Tanner was our guide(moved there from Iowa because he loved it). Tanner was very good at doing it and really drew everyone into his speeches and showing us how everything was done. It was...More

2  Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 5 grandkids on this tour of Mollie's Mine. They take you down 1000 ft below the surface on a small elevator. When you get down your tour guide takes you to different parts of the mine that were worked. They show you...More

1  Thank MarkandCindy75
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Mollie Kathleen not really sure what to expect. We had such a terrific tour and the guide couldn't have been more know knowledgeable and interesting. He was actually a miner for more than 30 years. Be prepared for a 2 minute...More

1  Thank jtrop2222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the money. Traveled 1000 feet down into the gold mine just like the miners would have. Great tour guide who was an actual miner. Enjoyed the whole tour.

Thank Chieffan1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to see how mining was done back in the day. Please respect this place so others that follow can also learn and enjoy it. It is very informative and lots of fun.

Thank curveslady2014
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6 March 2018|
Response from Frog M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are closed for the season and will reopen April 28, 2018
Michael B
5 October 2017|
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About an hour.
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Response from Gardenia65 | Reviewed this property |
You will enter and exit the mine by an authentic mine elevator. It is small and you will be packed in like sardines. I'm not exaggerating. It's okay though, because the ascent and descent are quick. Once in the mine you... More